I think the market's solid, and I think we're going to see strong sales for the balance of the year," said Bob Linn, owner of Bob Linn GMAC Real Estate in Oklahoma City and president of the Metro Association of Realtors.
sees no signs of excess in the market, either.
"I don't think there's a big bubble.I don't see that and I don't find that.I think the numbers are solid.We're just seeing some growth," Linn
, on the other hand, said he
thought strength of sales at that price point and above is part of the reason for the disparity in increases in average sales price and total sales volume.
Whether interest rates rise later this year or next -- and most observers assume they will if the economy continues to improve -- the Federal Reserve surely will act slowly, Linn
"I don't think we're going to see any huge jumps.I think we'll see a gradual increase," he